Funding Alert and Webinar: Community Transformation Grants

May 19, 2011

Free Webinar:  Strategies for Incorporating Botvin LifeSkills Training into an Effective Community Transformation Grant Application 

A critical component of writing a compelling grant application is to incorporate a program that is supported by an overwhelming body of evidence and a quality support system.  When quality and evidence matter in a grant application, Botvin LifeSkills Training is the right choice.    

    Monday, May 23rd, 12 pm EDT  

Hurry! Space is limited to the first 30 registrants*!

This informative webinar will explore successful grant-writing tips and strategies while incorporating the Botvin LifeSkills Training program into the Community Transformation grant.  Our goal is to help you be as informed as possible about the grant application process while supporting the inclusion of our program as a part of your comprehensive submission.

Botvin LifeSkills Training (LST) is an evidence-based, substance abuse prevention program for Elementary, Middle School, High School and Transitions students. Studies testing its effectiveness have found that LST can reduce the prevalence of tobacco, alcohol, and illicit drug use by as much as 80 percent. 

*Space is limited to state and local government agencies, tribes and territories, state or local non-profit organizations planning to apply for funding.

Public Prevention Health Fund: Community Transformation grants 

Grant: The purpose of this program is to create healthier communities by 1) building capacity to implement broad evidence and practice-based policy, environmental, programmatic and infrastructure changes, as appropriate, in large counties, and in states, tribes and territories, including in rural and frontier areas and 2) supporting implementation of such interventions in five strategic areas (Strategic Directions) aligning with Healthy People 2020 focus areas and achieving demonstrated progress in the following five performance measures outlined in the Affordable Care Act: 1) changes in weight, 2) changes in proper nutrition, 3) changes in physical activity, 4) changes in tobacco use prevalence, and 5) changes in emotional well being and overall mental health, as well as other program-specific measures.

Funder: Federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Amount: 75 grants totaling $900,000,000

Eligibility: state and local government agencies, tribes and territories, state or local non-profit organizations

Contact: Click here for Application. CDC – Procurement and Grants Office (PGO), Technical Information and Management Section (TIMS), 770-488-2700 for general Submission Inquiries

Technical Assistance: Three Pre-letter of Intent Submission Conference Calls on 5/25 at 10 am, 1 pm and 2 pm EDT

Deadline: Letter of intent due 6/6/11; Application deadline is 7/15/11

Questions?  Email for more information


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